The state of modern American political discourse has deteriorated to such a wretched point that there are times where I will hear or read something and feel as if blood is actually going to begin shooting from my eyes. Even in trying to sit down and type this piece, deciding where to begin, in what … Continue reading Where do we go from here?
The Republic for which it stands
I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. Every good American knows and has said those words hundreds, if not thousands of times in their lives. Learning and reciting the "Pledge of … Continue reading The Republic for which it stands
Elections have consequences
For the past year it has become the public mantra of Democratic Party politicians: "Elections have consequences." Whether they were talking about bailing out large corporations or taking over the banking, auto, and health care industries, that simple phrase has been their fallback position.To some extent, that is true. When the nation elects a leader … Continue reading Elections have consequences